The Burning Secret

N.p. N.p., Circa 1964. Draft script for an unproduced 1964 British remake of Robert Siodmak's 1933 German-Austrian film (the remake directed by Siodmak as well), based on the 1913 novella "Brennendes Geheimmnis" by Stephan Zweig, and with Siodmak once again attached to direct. Copy belonging to screenwriter Arbeid, with his name in holograph ink on the title page.

The story of a boy who is befriended by a mysterious baron, only to become heartbroken and jealous when it turns out the baron has designs on his mother. Eventually remade in 1988, starring Faye Dunaway.

Red wrappers with title window die cut in the British style. Title page present with credit for novelist Zweig and screenwriters Arbeid and Bradley. 142 leaves, with the last leaf of text numbered 140. Mimeograph duplication. Very Good. Dampstain to bottom of wrappers and corresponding lower page edges, bound internally with two silver brads.

Greco, Joseph. The File on Robert Siodmak in Hollywood: 1941-1951., 1999. p. 212.

[Book #137467]

Price: $750.00